17 - 04 - 2018Wider customer insight, better strategy
Strategy is, or it should be, focused on decisions regarding…Read More
01 - 02 - 2018Achieve more with better ‘conscious’ strategy
Engaging the company’s mind in strategy Human consciousness is amazing…Read More
15 - 01 - 2018Strategy execution event – going from good to great
Our autumn strategy breakfast (run in conjunction with Clive Owen…Read More
09 - 01 - 2018A clear focus on the right things in 2018
There follows a translation of key environmental factors into ‘mega’…Read More
27 - 11 - 2017What does the Strategist of the future look like?
The converging forces of digital technology, artificial intelligence, Brexit, wider…Read More
13 - 09 - 2017Events that share and inspire great strategy
Spring and summer saw SPURR delivering events to groups of…Read More
13 - 09 - 2017SPURR’s 1st birthday!
During the summer SPURR celebrated its 1st birthday. The last…Read More
31 - 07 - 2017This summer, TURN ON, TUNE IN, DROP OUT
Timothy Leary’s infamous counter-cultural phrase was made 50 years ago…Read More
07 - 06 - 2017Be ‘outside-in’ to achieve great things
It’s true that great strength can come from within. After…Read More
10 - 03 - 2017Re-balance the strategy to re-balance the economy
Thoughts on the government’s Industrial Strategy and what would improve…Read More
01 - 02 - 2017Industry consolidation – don’t be a spectator
It’s highly likely that whichever sector you are in (apart…Read More
21 - 12 - 2016Don’t be ‘stuck in the middle’
December is an excellent time for those looking at developing…Read More
04 - 11 - 2016REAL CUSTOMER INSIGHT – The recipe for great strategy
Great strategy must address the key needs of customers, then…Read More
03 - 10 - 2016Strategy and entrepreneurship – Can companies get the best of both worlds?
The media image of an entrepreneur is usually a ‘lone…Read More
05 - 09 - 2016Have a ‘beautiful, but useless’ strategy? Take action.
You’ve spent days, possibly weeks or even months with your…Read More
27 - 07 - 2016Scale-ups – don’t be limited by the past
The business press over the last week has provided an…Read More
15 - 07 - 2016The biggest mistake in strategy?
We are often told that to succeed in business you…Read More
01 - 07 - 2016Directors need cool heads and confidence
Yesterday’s IOD Director of the Year Awards for Yorkshire and…Read More
29 - 06 - 2016What is corporate strategy anyway?
Read ten blogs and you'll probably get ten different answers! …Read More
23 - 05 - 2016Clarifying business strategy
Again a question with a variety of confusing responses, not…Read More